Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘As things stand in British arts, only an autist would dare to profess disinterest in diversity.’
- ‘But moral courage, self-sacrifice, humility - these virtues are irrelevant, because they involve a comparison between self and others of which the autist is by definition incapable.’
- ‘But if many virtues are inaccessible to an autist, so too are many vices.’
- ‘It's an unsatisfactory term, because an autist's sense of self is almost as rudimentary as his sense of other people.’
- ‘Part geeky film buff, part high-functioning autist, he seems not so much a person, more an assemblage of everything that men think women resent about men.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.